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WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative: What Advocates Need to Know – Santa Clara County

Free Webinar  When: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 2 – 3 PM PDT Starting January 1, 2015, Santa Clara County became the sixth California county to move forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration project … Continue reading

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Free Webinar When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2 – 3:30 PM EDT We covered the basic eligibility rules for the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program which provides modest financial support for older people and people with disabilities who lack other … Continue reading

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New Issue Brief on Appeals in the Dual Demonstrations

(12/05/2014)  Under the Affordable Care Act, a number of states are participating in financial alignment demonstrations that combine the delivery of Medicare and Medicaid services for dual eligible beneficiaries. Even though financial alignment demonstrations are already “live” in five states …

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NSCLC 2014 Fall Reception: Older Women in Poverty – Honoring Advocates Who Care

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WEBINAR: Cal MediConnect January 2015 Enrollment: What Advocates Need to Know

Free Webinar When: Monday, November 24, 2014 11 AM – 12 PM PDT Over 120,000 dual eligibles are slated for passive enrollment into Cal MediConnect plans in January 2015 in five of the eight Coordinated Care Initiative counties. Beneficiaries with … Continue reading

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Sponsors and Endorsements of SSI Restoration Act 2014

As of May 2014, there were 74 organizational endorsements of the SSI Restoration Act in Congress (S.2089 & H.R. 1601). 

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Massachusetts Three-Way Contract: A Summary of Beneficiary Protections

On July 18, 2013, Massachusetts became the first state to sign a three-way contract for its dual eligible demonstration project. The Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published the three-way contract signed with the Commonwealth … Continue reading

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Kevin Prindiville Named NSCLC Executive Director

(June 2013) After an extensive, nationwide search involving the board and staff, the National Senior Citizens Law Center Board of Directors named current Deputy Director Kevin Prindiville as the new Executive Director at its meeting June 1 in Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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SSI Fact Sheet

Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) What is SSI?  Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which was signed into law 40 years ago, provides subsistence-level income to people with extremely low income who are over age 65 or have severe disabilities.  SSI also acts … Continue reading

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Policy Issue Brief: SSI Modernization Improvements Long Overdue (2013)

(1/17/2013) A basic problem is that Supplemental Security Income is still designed for 1972, the year it was signed into law by President Nixon. A policy issue brief, recommendations and a fact sheet can all be found here. Read the Policy … Continue reading

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